Topics: Declaration of Emergency

NATSO Monitors Weather-Related Declarations of Emergency

NATSO Monitors Weather-Related Declarations of Emergency

An updated list of emergency declarations, waivers and other emergency documents issued by Federal and State agencies.  More

FMCSA Extends National HOS Waiver

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) late February 12 extended the Hours-of-Service waiver through May 31. The HOS waiver had been set to expire on Feb. 28. The agency said that it expects this to be the fourth and final extension of the waiver. The national exemption to the HOS rules for truck drivers and carriers hauling COVID-19 relief was first issued on March 12, 2020, in response to the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump. More

Hurricane Watch: Sally Intensifies; NATSO Monitors Declarations of Emergency

Hurricane Sally intensified to a Category 2 storm by late Sept. 14, moving toward Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. The storm was forecast to push “life-threatening” surges of up to 11 feet and produce tremendous rainfall. More

U.S. DOT Expands HOS Waiver for Transportation of Fuel

U.S. DOT Expands HOS Waiver for Transportation of Fuel

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced today that it is expanding its national Declaration of Emergency to provide Hours-of-Service regulatory relief for commercial drivers to include the transportation of fuel. More

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